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14. Annealing Oven, front view
15. Lier Pans
16. Annealing Oven, back view
17. Blowing Crown Glass
18. Do. Do.
19. Flattening the “ Paraison"
20. Heating
21. Twirling
22. Circular Plate
23. Casting Plate Glass
24. Blowing Do. Gathering
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Do. Do. Punching
Do. Do. Opening

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Do. Do. Spreading
34. Thermometer Tubes, Gathering

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CONTENTS.

HISTORICAL NOTICES OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF POTTERIES

AND THE PORCELAIN MANUFACTURE.

Probable Origin of the Art. - Ancient Brick-making. - Roman Bricks, –

The Potter's Wheel, an Implement of high Antiquity. - Indian Earthen.

wares. - Roman Water-pipes. - Introduced into Britain. - Remains of

Ancient Pottery in the Kingdom. - Roman Potteries in Staffordshire. -

Earthenware made in an Island formerly existing near Margate. - An-

tiquity of the Art in the East. - Porcelain first brought to Rome. -

Figures found with Egyptian Mummies. — China Wares brought by

Portuguese Traders. — Erroneous Notions concerning their Composition.

- Corrected by Père d'Entrecolles. — Discovery by De Botticher in Sax-

ony. - Manufacture attempted in France. - Investigations of Reaumur.

- Proper Materials discovered in France. --Jonas Hanway's Account of

Collection at Dresden. - Works established at Berlin.- English Potteries.
-- Dr. Plot's Account. - Improvements in Glazing. - White Stoneware.
- Advantages of Mr. Wedgwood's Improvements. - Large Exportations
by Mr. Wedgwood. - His principal Inventions. - Characteristics of true
Porcelain. - First made by Mr. Cookworthy in England. - Importance
of the Manufacture. - Porcelain of Derby. - Of Coalport. – Of Wor-
cester.- Of Rotherham. - Duty on Stoneware, - Its Unproductiveness
and Impolicy.

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PART II.

GLASS MANUFACTURE.

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